Trophy Rooms

Trophy Rooms

In “Trophy Rooms,” we highlight Twin Cities’ residential building and remodeling projects that have won awards recently. This month, we hunt down some clever details, and find out how homebuilders and designers are finding creative ways to meet their clients’ needs.

Judging the Best

“Trophy Rooms” includes winners from these programs:

Remodeler of Merit Award—presented by the Builders Association of the Twin Cites ( to its members to honor outstanding work. Judging is focused on the creativity and innovation in each project.

Trillium Award—also awarded by the Builders Association of the Twin Cities; highlights the partnering of the association’s builder and associate members in new home construction.

Contractor of the Year Award—from the Minnesota chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (, in which entries are judged by a peer group of remodeling professionals.